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    September 17, 2012
    4:00 - 4:29am EDT  

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this morning, no end to the anger. >> new anti-american protests this morning popping up across the muslim world as we learn that a deadly taliban raid on a u.s. base caused extensive damage. but were americans the target or was it a certain base pilot prince harry? downtown terror. new details about the teen's plot to plant a car bomb outside a busy chicago bar. palace anger. a rare move by britain's family. going to court over those topless pictures of kate. and playmates? a toddler tries playing with a gorilla.
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good monday morning. i'm sunny hostin in for rob nelson. >> good to have you, sunny. >> and i'm paula faris. new anti-protests have erupted on the capital this morning. hundreds of people are throwing rocks and setting cars on fire. >> it's just the latest in a wave of demonstration against the anti-muslim film that mocks the prophet muhammad. >> reporter: americans are being evacuated from u.s. missions overseas as the furry continues in the muslim world. this morning, demonstrators took to the streets of kabul, afghanistan, still protesting over an anti-muslim film produced in the u.s. police fired rockets and cannons on protesters who broke through a barricade on the u.s. consulate. >> the pretty has been clear that the protection of americans
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is and will be the top priority. >> reporter: in afghanistan, u.s. service members are on edge as four american troops were killed by afghan soldiers they believe were their allies. the incidents comes after the taliban launched a brazen attack on a base that many thought the safest in the country. neern fighters blew a hole through the wall of the base, they stormed with gren nad launchers and suicide vests. the damage was enormous. >> this was a very deliberate, well-planned, well-executed attack by the taliban that created chaos and mayhem on a base that should have been more secure and should not have happened. >> reporter: the taliban says it was targets prince harry, a pilot stationed at the joint base. according to reports, the prince was whisked away to safety moments after the attack. the u.s. says last week's attack on the consulate in libya was not planned. but now contradicting that
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suggesting the work could have been the work of al qaeda. paula and sunny. >> thank you, tahman. british military officials say they have no plans to cut short prince harry's four-month deployment. in fact, he is set to fly a mission this week. but abc's martha raddatz said the prince's superiors did not say that they could get into to a secure base. >> i don't think the attack on the airfield themselves, this has got to make them rethink this and prince harry too. i doubt he would want to be in a more dangerous condition because of his presence. >> now, over the weekend, former british prime minister john major said it would be a major victory for the taliban if prince harry were moved now. a suburban teenager determined to set off a bomb in
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a downtown chicago bar will be in court today. abc's correspondent pierre thomas has details how the plot was foiled. >> reporter: the target, the heart of downtown chicago. the mission, to blow up a bar full of customers at one of the busiest times during happy hour. the fbi says adele daoud has been planning to kill as many people as possible before he parked his jeep cherokee. they said he got out in front of the bar, walked away from the bar and started squeezing the trigger of a bomb. but the bomb was a fake. daoud lived only a short distance away in this suburban neighborhood. his neighbors were stunned at the allegation. >> it's very scary. and it hurts my heart because i never would have thought, never,
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that this was the man was. >> reporter: fbi investigators say october he began posting. a few months later fbi agents posing as radicals contacted him online. in the summer, after daoud was put in contact posting as an agent in new york, he eventually looked at other targets. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. and teachers in chicago are refusing to go back to class this morning as their strike enters day six. so now a lawsuit is looming as well. mayor rahm emanuel plans to file an injunction this more. teaches say they need more time to review the contract. they say school will not reopen until wednesday at the very earliest.
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to presidential politics now with just over seven weeks until the election. president obama travels to the swing state of ohio with stops in cincinnati and columbus. while there, president obama will announce the new trade enforcement case against china over cars and parts. mitt romney speaks to the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce in los angeles. and we are learning new details about the chaos that unfolded behind the scenes behind romney's acceptance speech. just eight days before the convention, the speech that had been written was dropped. that set off a wild scramble to craft a new entirely different speech so that romney would have time to rehearse. the final version was widely criticized within the party for leaving out any mention of al qaeda and afghanistan. it is time now for the weather from across the nation. a wet day for much of the south. heavy rain from atlanta to tallahassee. nashville, new orleans and houston. showers around green bay.
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chicago and st. louis. a cold blast from fargo to the twin cities. showers in the colorado rockies. >> 80s from albuquerque and miami. chilly in the 50s from minneapolis to fargo. and when we come back this monday morning, a new twist to a very famous murder case. and then occupy wall street marks one year, with protesters planning to deliver an anniversary message to them today. and today, a new president obama inaugurated on "snl."
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welcome back, everyone. protesters are planned in new york and across the country today as occupy wall street marks its anniversary. a year after the demonstrations first took hold, occupy activists say they will march at the new york stock exchange, and in more than 30 cities, renewing their rallying cry against the 1%. and drivers just can't catch a break at the pump. the price of gas jumped another 5 cents in the past week to an average of $3.87 a gallon. that's up 16 cents in the month. tensions in the middle east and refinery shutdowns from hurricane isaac have kept prices climbing. but the prices are expected to come up soon with the less expensive winter blend of gas now being sold. and as the third quarter winds down, the giants, fedex
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and intel signalling weaker earning to drop about 2.2% in the third quarter. the first such drop in three years. but there is a bright side when it comes to your 401(k). since the first time since the economic meltdown four years ago, there's a big jump in employers making matching contributions. the finding from charles schwab shows 73% of employers now making the match back to precrisis levels after dipping to a low of 67% in 2009. and the familiar franchise was a big winner. resident evil, retribution, the fifth in the series took the top spot with $21.1 million. the 3-d re-release of "finding nemo" was next with $17.5 million. "the possession" was third with $5.5 million.
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and "the master" set a record with $335,000 on five screens. >> something possessed you to see "the possession." >> i did, and i enjoyed it. when we come back, that royal ruckus. topless photos of kate showing up somewhere else today. and kicked out of a game for being a cheerleader. a delicious gevalia kaffe, or as i like to say, a cup of johan. will johan power walk the mall with you? i don't think so. but he will spend time rubbing your feet, discussing your feelings. ♪ joe may have your back, but johan has your feet. gevalia. meet me in the coffee aisle. joe may have your back, but johan has your feet. mid grade dark roast forest fresh full tank brain freeze cake donettes rolling hot dogs g of ice anti-freeze wash and dry diesel self-serve fix a flat
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the tennessee. florida and the coast wet at times around minneapolis, green bay, chicago. >> if you're flying, weather-related delays are possible in new orleans, atlanta and memphis. back to the news this monday morning, prince william and kate continue their visit to the south pacific. while a legal battle is unfolding. >> yes, the royal family is filing a criminal complaint today against the photographer who took pictures of kate sunbathing topless. prince william is said to be especially upset. his dislike of the paparazzi has been evident since this mother princess diana was killed 15 years ago with cameras in pursuit. >> he's made no secret of the fact it's his number one concern to protect kate to make sure she doesn't suffer a similar fate. he really is going to do everything he can. >> an italian magazine owned by the same company has promised to publish 26 pages of the topless photos.
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that magazine was also heavily criticized it as it printed a photo of princess diana as she lay dying in the wrecked car. a former green beret doctor at the center of the so-called "fatal vision" case is getting a new chance. dr. jeffrey macdonald is heading back to court after being charged with brutally killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters. more from david kerley. >> reporter: it was a gruesome crime that gripped the country. >> one of the nations those of controversial cases. >> reporter: a pregnant mother, her two daughters stabbed repeatedly at ft. bragg. >> i did not murder my wife, i did not murder my children. >> reporter: but green beret and medical doctor jeffrey macdonald was convicted of killing his own family. >> capital jeff macdonald here on the base. >> reporter: the killings came just months after the manson
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murders in california. macdonald claimed this case was similar, hippies, three men and a woman, coming into his house. now erroll morris book. >> none what has seen a link. >> reporter: macdonald is asking that hair samples found in the house be admitteded as dna evidence. >> at the time, there were so many inconsistency, it's the newly discovered dna evidence that casts another light. >> reporter: but will it change his conviction of 33 years ago? >> i'm sitting in prison. i'm wrongfully convicted. >> these hearings in front of a federal judge could take a couple of weeks. and it will be up to that judge to decide, whether after all this time, macdonald gets a new trial. david kerley, abc news,
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washington. the outlook for this year's hockey season is not good. on day two of the player lockout, the two sides are miles apart. and no talks are scheduled. there's word this morning that some nhl players are already signing with other leagues. and for surprises across the nfl, we get the highlights from espn news. >> doug kezirian here with the "sportscenter" update. we start at meadowlands. new york trailed most of the game, including the fourth quarter. eight-point game when eli manning hit victor cruz. manning over 500 yards passing. well, a little dance for you. a two-point conversion will tie it up at 27-27. deep in the end zone, and mike williams goes up and over the defender to haul it in.
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so we are tied once again. but take another look at williams' great grab. so inside the final half minute, new york owe the chip shot field goal range to the giants who score. tampa bay gets the ball back. but the giants rally for the win. tom coughlin upset with the eli manning on the victory formation. now about the eagles. michael vick and philly hosting the ravens. third quarter, philly down 10. michael vick buying time hitting jeremy maclin. he stays inbounds. vick rolling again. this time, under pressure. seemingly throws the ball away. but the refs, replacement refs, by the way, rule it a fumble and the ravens recover.
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but the players review and they overturn it. and ruled an incomplete pass. inside the two-minute warning, vick calls his own number. takes it in. last week, they won by one, two picks and a lost fumble. and philly wins again. so the eagles despite the turnovers are off to a 2-0 start. i'm doug kezirian, have a great start to your work week. one new note to the world of sports. the nfl yanked a replacement ref after league officials learned that he is an unabashed saints fan. he had posted several pictures wearing saints gear and that page has been taken down. so you're saying he wouldn't be objective in that game? up next, "the pulse," the fresh face to the political season as "snl" brings in a a n
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find them in the cracker aisle. okay. it's "the pulse" stories you're talking about today. and a man with a message who used his daughter to make the point. >> yes. take a look at this little girl, just 18 months old in the grasp of a huge gorilla. she was put there by her father. an animal activists who fights to return captive gorillas to the wild. >> well, it turns out that little girl, she's all grown up now. the video was shot 22 years ago. her father, damian astenil, the dad and beautiful daughter will be on "good morning america" later. >> that will be an interesting interview. "saturday night live" made its season debut over the
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weekend with a new face playing president obama. fred armsen has been impersonating president obama but he handed it over. >> here's one bit. >> i'm not work. should be. [ laughter ] seems like it would be. but i'm not. and i'll tell you what, our campaign has a secret weapon, and that secret weapon is speaking right now in tulsa, oklahoma. let's take a look. >> hello, i'm mitt romney. [ laughter ] and i understand the hardships facing ordinary americans. for example, this summer, one of my horses failed to medal at the olympics. so i know hardship. [ laughter ] >> oh, we liked it but apparently not everybody did.
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>> i thought he was good. >> he was, too. >> for some of you, your local news is next. >> we'll be right back, everybody.
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updating the top stories. anti-american violence has erupted on the streets of kabul, afghanistan this morning. police say mobs of protesters are throwing rocks and setting cars on fire. and chicago teachers are refusing to return to work for at least two more days, even after the mayor declared their strike illegal and threatened to sue. the union says it needs more time to look over the city's offer. there are ceremonies in philadelphia today, marking a milestone for the constitution. 225 years ago today, the document was signed by the majority of delegates the attention. looking at showers in the rockies from memphis to st. louis. heavy showers from east tennessee as well as the carolinas. finally, a jump for the
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generations, an 87-year-old boy, birthday boy, gets his special wish. >> the washington state man may be pushing 90, but he still has a lot of heart. and it apparently runs in the family. our seattle station's kelly coopman has the story. >> reporter: what does the word family mean? is it just six letters spelled out on frames or faces, or is it something else. >> i think it's one of trust, really. >> reporter: so when monty montgomery asked his family to take a leap of faith, they took the plunge. >> i'd never heard of this before. >> reporter: one plane, four generations trusting a parachute, including 87-year-old monty had who the world at his feet until the sky had ahold of him. monty said he felt the fall, heard the wind, smelled and tasted the air, but most of all, he says, he saw the horizon. and that's important, when you ask if he'd do it again -- >> really can't answer that
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because i don't think it would be anyone jumping blind. >> reporter: yes, monty is going blind. he has macular degeneration. eight years ago, a doctor said he'd be blind by now. >> and i've been making a liar out of him for three years. >> reporter: monty's left eye is dead. he uses what's left of his right eye to take in faces and contours along with faces of a family, a family he didn't have. >> one day i didn't are a family, next day i got beaucoup. >> reporter: after a divorce, 40 years passed before the former sailor first laid eyes on donna. >> i cried like a baby. >> reporter: donna and monty say falling into a new family took trust. trust they could love each other, trust they could take a united leap of faith. >> i have a family. a wonderful family. and i hope i'll be around for many more